How to ride old school

Thursday, April 30, 2009 6:56 PM

Stumbled across this footage of the Cyclone Racer in Long Beach. I'm sure the ASO would approve! :)

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:31 PM

Wow those directors were extremely creative!

Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:50 PM

Yeah, I caught this one last year, it came up on the DVR wish list for "roller coaster" or "rollercoaster"... The whole movie's a blast!

Friday, May 1, 2009 12:37 AM

My grandfather used to love that ride. When I first started to become a coaster enthusiast, he told me that he wished I could have had a chance to ride it. My parents have told me the same thing.

My mother (1946-2009) once asked me why I go to Magic Mountain so much. I said I feel the most alive when I'm on a roller coaster.
2010 total visits: SFMM-9, KBF-2
2010 total ride laps: 437

Friday, May 1, 2009 1:46 PM

So would this make the Cyclone Racer the 1st 4-D coaster (with help from a ladder)?

Saturday, May 2, 2009 8:49 AM

Good stuff! Thanks for posting that. Pretty amazing shots for the time period.

To being an "us" for once - instead of a "them".

Saturday, May 2, 2009 4:24 PM

It's all amazing but I love the shots with the single car ahead of the shortened train racing around the curve. Also when the older mom jumps in a single car to go chase after the guy, it's like a Warner Bros cartoon.

Pretty much anything Swampfoxer puts up on youtube is incredible.

Saturday, May 2, 2009 6:22 PM
LostKause's avatar

That was a hoot! Ridiculous.

Sunday, May 3, 2009 3:59 AM
coasterqueenTRN's avatar

^I agree! That was hysterical! I especially love the old lady with the umbrella! :)


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